This state-of-the-art reference covers every aspect of ophthalmology in one volume, encompassing the latest genetics knowledge · diagnostic techniques · management strategies · surgical approaches · new drugs · and more. An esteemed editorial team and contributions from over 140 expert practitioners provide reliable guidance on practically every ophthalmic condition and procedure. The New Edition incorporates new material on laser-assisted surgical techniques...nonpenetrating glaucoma surgery...neuro-ophthalmologic emergencies...and more. Over 2,200 detailed photographic images (over 1600 in full color) and a color-coded, user-friendly layout make reference easy.
- Presents eight brand-new chapters: Perspectives on Aberrations of the Eye; Laser-Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis Complications; Management of LASIK Complications; Laser Epithelial Keratomileusis; Laser Thermal Keratoplasty; Epibulbar Tumors; Most Urgent Ophthalmic Pathologies; and Nonpenetrating Glaucoma Surgery.
- Offers an entirely new section―Neuro-ophthalmologic Emergencies―aas well as completely revised sections on Refractive Surgery; Cataract; Cornea and External Disease; and Uveitis and Other Intraocular Inflammations.
- Provides a wealth of new material on molecular biology/cytogenetics · electronic images · electronic vision · and wavefront testing.
- Features more than 400 new illustrations.
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